Mayotte

Mayotte is an archipelago that consists of a main island, Grande-Terre, a smaller island called Petite-Terre, and several islets. The population of about 213,000 people is 92% Comorian, and the territory is geographically part of the Comoro Islands. However, the…

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African Continent

Africa is the world’s second largest and second-most populous continent. Including adjacent islands the total land mass is approximately 30.2 million km², which represents 6% of the Earth’s surface, and 20.4% of the planet’s total land mass. A commonly asked question…

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Slickrock Adventures

Slickrock Adventures Inc. is more than just a tour operator, but the Belize tour packages they offer are amazing, and definitely needed to be highlighted here on Vagabond Travel. Cully Erdman founded Slickrock Adventures in 1977. Back then it was…

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Hostels in Brazil

If you are looking for a hostel while visiting Brazil, one of the most fascinating destinations in South America, we have some suggestions here. If you have never stayed at a hostel in Brazil, or anywhere else for that matter…

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Hostels

Hostels are an affordable alternative to hotel and resort stays in almost every country in the world. Traditionally hostels offered dorm room beds with common use showers and washrooms and were short on amenities. This is no longer true… Many…

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Soul Kitchen Hostel

It was November 2012 that Soul Kitchen Hostel moved to it’s new location at Moika embankment 62/2 app 9, in St. Petersburg, Russia. The new location is larger and said to be much better. Best, the address indicates it’s still…

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Lemon Spirit Hostel

The Lemon Spirit Hostel was the the first hostel in Leblon, a neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Lemon Spirit Hostel is a beautifully restored heritage building situated in Leblon, the coolest and most exclusive neighbourhood in Rio de…

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Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands is an archipelago of 18 islands located pretty much in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Specifically at 62º latitude North and 7º longitude West. For us land-lubbers who only navigate roads, that’s about 430 kilometres south-east of…

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Visa Requirements For Canadian Citizens

I’m 60+ years old, so for 20+ years of my life I somehow managed to do research for my travels without the benefit of the Internet. To be honest, I really don’t know how I managed. I remember a lot…

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